Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for EnCase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited EnCase over the 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Guidance Software EnCase
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1197 1234
Rank change year-on-year +76 +37 -19
Permanent jobs citing EnCase 62 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.39% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 35
UK median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% +12.99%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,250 £23,265
90th Percentile £82,500 £71,250 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -25.00% +12.82% +12.07%

EnCase is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 15509 16967 16540
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 8.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12567 13810 13198
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,625 £29,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%

EnCase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EnCase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing EnCase.

Salary trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing EnCase over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing EnCase within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 62 £70,000 +27.27% 3
London +25 52 £70,000 +27.27% 2
UK excluding London +73 10 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Midlands +31 3 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
North of England - 3 £40,000 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
South East +64 1 £70,000 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing EnCase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for EnCase.

1 36 (58.06%) Forensic Analysis
2 27 (43.55%) Network Security
3 24 (38.71%) SIEM
4 23 (37.10%) CEH
4 23 (37.10%) Linux
4 23 (37.10%) Cisco
4 23 (37.10%) FTK
5 22 (35.48%) Information Security
6 21 (33.87%) GSEC
6 21 (33.87%) Nessus
6 21 (33.87%) Firewall
6 21 (33.87%) Symantec
6 21 (33.87%) Nmap
6 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
6 21 (33.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 21 (33.87%) Open Source
6 21 (33.87%) Rapid7
6 21 (33.87%) LogRhythm
6 21 (33.87%) Nexpose
6 21 (33.87%) Kali Linux
7 20 (32.26%) Palo Alto
8 19 (30.65%) GIAC
9 18 (29.03%) E-Discovery
9 18 (29.03%) Relativity
10 17 (27.42%) Analytics
10 17 (27.42%) Metasploit
11 16 (25.81%) Nuix
12 15 (24.19%) Sophos
12 15 (24.19%) Snort
12 15 (24.19%) AlienVault

EnCase
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Relativity
2 10 (16.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (4.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) Network Security
2 21 (33.87%) Firewall
3 14 (22.58%) DHCP
3 14 (22.58%) DNS
4 13 (20.97%) Wireless
5 12 (19.35%) BGP
5 12 (19.35%) EIGRP
5 12 (19.35%) OSPF
6 11 (17.74%) Internet
6 11 (17.74%) IPsec
6 11 (17.74%) SSL
6 11 (17.74%) VPN
7 9 (14.52%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) EDRMS
2 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (27.42%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (20.97%) Law
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 15 (24.19%) Security Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Network Security Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Network Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity Investigator
5 11 (17.74%) Security Investigator
6 8 (12.90%) Forensic Manager
7 7 (11.29%) Security Specialist
7 7 (11.29%) Technology Manager
8 6 (9.68%) Information Security Specialist
8 6 (9.68%) Information Specialist
9 5 (8.06%) Consultant
10 4 (6.45%) Forensic Consultant
11 2 (3.23%) E-Discovery Manager
11 2 (3.23%) E-Discovery Project Manager
11 2 (3.23%) Litigation Project Manager
11 2 (3.23%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) Kali Linux
3 11 (17.74%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.23%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Forensic Analysis
2 24 (38.71%) SIEM
3 22 (35.48%) Information Security
4 21 (33.87%) Open Source
4 21 (33.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (29.03%) E-Discovery
6 17 (27.42%) Analytics
7 14 (22.58%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Network Management
9 10 (16.13%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
10 7 (11.29%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (11.29%) Web Filtering
11 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
11 4 (6.45%) e-Disclosure
11 4 (6.45%) Project Management
12 3 (4.84%) Security Architecture
13 2 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
13 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.52%) SQL
3 7 (11.29%) VB
4 6 (9.68%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) Java
5 5 (8.06%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) CEH
2 21 (33.87%) GSEC
3 19 (30.65%) GIAC
4 11 (17.74%) GCIA
4 11 (17.74%) GCIH
5 7 (11.29%) Degree
6 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) CREST Certified
9 2 (3.23%) EC-Council LPT
9 2 (3.23%) ECSA
9 2 (3.23%) EnCE
9 2 (3.23%) GCFA
9 2 (3.23%) GPEN
9 2 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Snort
2 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) FTK
2 21 (33.87%) Nessus
2 21 (33.87%) Nexpose
2 21 (33.87%) Nmap
3 7 (11.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Cisco
2 21 (33.87%) LogRhythm
2 21 (33.87%) Rapid7
2 21 (33.87%) Symantec
3 20 (32.26%) Palo Alto
4 16 (25.81%) Nuix
5 15 (24.19%) AlienVault
5 15 (24.19%) CyberArk
5 15 (24.19%) Sophos
6 14 (22.58%) Qualys
7 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.84%) Proofpoint
9 2 (3.23%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.23%) Splunk